Vintage Classics Illustrated Comics for Sale from Cascoly

Classics Illustrated was a comic book series that started in 1941 and was published by Gilberton Company, Inc. The series brought classic literature to a wider audience, especially younger readers, by adapting well-known literary works into comic book format. Each issue of Classics Illustrated featured an adaptation of a classic novel, play, or other significant… Continue reading Vintage Classics Illustrated Comics for Sale from Cascoly

Delicious Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan is a delicious and popular Italian-American dish made with breaded and fried eggplant slices layered with tomato sauce and cheese, then baked until golden and bubbly. It was one of the few thing my brother-in-law & I agreed on. This take has stiff competition from delicious versions from 2 of my sisters-in-law. It’s… Continue reading Delicious Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan

Air Fryer experiments from French fries and chicken to squid

An air fryer is touted as a fantastic kitchen appliance using hot air to cook food, providing a healthier alternative to deep frying. They seem to be easy to use and perfect for novices.

Never having a FOMO, I belatedly bought a small Ninja AF100 air fryer to reduce the amount of olive oil I spend in frying and both save time and get more even results. As a single, this sized fryer is perfect for me, often leaving some leftovers.

How and Why You Should Learn to Cook

Why learn to cook? In some cultures, cooking is an essential life skill that is often passed down through generations, and many young people learn how to cook at a relatively early age. This used to be the rule in America, but since the 1970’s home cooking has declined and became even less common as… Continue reading How and Why You Should Learn to Cook

Chicken Recipes From Around the World

These chicken recipes showcase the diverse and delicious ways chicken is prepared and enjoyed around the world, each offering a unique blend of flavors and culinary traditions. Indian chicken recipes Eastern Mediterranean recipes Asian chicken recipes Back to main food & cooking post

India – Coconut Coriander Chicken Wings

Coconut coriander chicken is a flavorful and aromatic dish that combines tender pieces of chicken with a rich coconut and cilantro/coriander finish. The chicken is marinated with a blend of spices and then cooked in a creamy coconut sauce. The dish is known for its delightful balance of creamy and spicy elements, creating a delicious… Continue reading India – Coconut Coriander Chicken Wings

Cruising the Oregon Coast from Bandon to Lincoln City

To me, Oregon coast is most beautiful in the US (sorry, California & Maine, you’re still high on my list, but Oregon’s got game!) Bandon & Newport are my 2 favorite places with rocky beaches, great tidepools, photographic seastacks & lighthouses tossed in for some background interest. Oregon puts out a guide to the coast which has mile by mile descriptions.

Cascoly Turkey and Uzbekistan Small Group Tours

Our small group tours explore a mix traditional and classical sites and seldom visited areas. With a maximum of 12 participants we eat at small local restaurants and go where larger groups cannot. We stay in 3-4 star hotels, often with 2 night stays. When possible we select boutique hotels where we may be only clients. Our trips include most meals, hotels (based on double occupancy), domestic air where indicated, most tips, guide services and entry fees and transportation in an air conditioned, private minibus. 

Creationism as a Distortion of Reality

I’m writing a series of blog posts about creationism as a demonstration of the decline of scientific knowledge in the US, especially after recent efforts by states to ban books and re-write science textbooks and curricula in schools. Evolution and the folly of creationism An online discussion titled ‘The Controversy About Evolution’ caught my attention.… Continue reading Creationism as a Distortion of Reality